In this chapter, it is time to put these advanced trimming techniques together and utilize them in a real world project scenario. In this movie, author Nick Harauz provides footage from a documentary about yoga where you can use advanced trimming techniques to cut the footage together in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
- Let's continue to cut our interview footage…and see how we can clean up the video even further.…So I'm in my 3.4 keyword collection…and I've double-clicked the 3.4 project…to open in the timeline.…Let's just get a sense for what we have here…and make a couple adjustments to this project.…So we'll have to select a couple different trim tools.…We're going over some content that we went over earlier,…but this stuff should be helpful for your workflow.…So I'm just going to hit the full screen playback.…- So one thing I like to think about is if you are…getting ready to throw a ball and you're taking aim…and just as you start to release the ball,…you look in the other direction.…
Where do you think your ball is going to land?…- [Voiceover] Okay, so there are three things…right off the bat of these clips…that I want to improve on first.…So the first thing, just the beginning of the clip…I just want to get rid of that "uh".…So I'm going to hit the space bar from this point.…So there's the "um".…Let me just get right exactly after it's finished.…
Join Nick Harauz as he demonstrates advanced techniques for shortening clips, trimming video, and selecting ranges on clips. He shows you how to extend edits, deal with connected clips, compare cuts, use dynamic trimming, and more. Along the way, he includes shortcut commands, so you can expedite your workflow, driving all your editing from the keyboard. To ensure you're ready to use his tips in the real-world, he wraps up the course by going through two examples, cutting dialogue and cutting documentary footage in the timeline.
- Extending edits
- Splitting edits
- Lifting clips
- Comparing cuts
- Working with video from multiple cameras
- Overlapping footage
- Moving between edit points
- Trimming numerically
- Trimming dynamically
- Using the Precision Editor